A and D Original Ointment

Generic Name: Petrolatum

  • What is this medication?

    A and D Original Ointment is intended to help treat and prevent diaper rash, to protect chafed skin or minor skin irritation associated with diaper rash, and to help seal out wetness. It is also intended to help prevent and temporarily protect chafed, chapped, cracked, or windburn skin and lips; and provide temporary protection of minor cuts, scrapes, and burns.
  • Are there any warnings associated with A and D Original Ointment?

    This product is for external use only.

    Avoid contact with the eyes.

    If condition worsens or symptoms last more than 7 days or clear up and occur again within a few days .

    Do not use this product on deep or puncture wounds, animal bites or serious burns.

    Keep this product out of the reach of children. In case of accidental ingestion, seek professional assistance or contact a poison control center.

  • Should I talk to my doctor before using A and D Original Ointment?

    Talk to your doctor if you have any health concerns that could lead to unwanted side effects related to this product.
  • What are the possible side effects of A and D Original Ointment?

    Side effects cannot always be anticipated. If any develop or change in intensity, tell your doctor as soon as possible. Only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue using this product.
  • What should I avoid while using A and D Original Ointment?

    Avoid contact with the eyes.

    Avoid using this product on deep or puncture wounds, animal bites or serious burns.

  • What are possible food and drug interactions associated with A and D Original Ointment?

    If A and D Original Ointment is used with certain other drugs, the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. Always check with your doctor before combining A and D Original Ointment with any other medication.
  • What is the usual dosage of A and D Original Ointment?

    For diaper rash:

    Cleanse the diaper area and allow to dry. Apply this product liberally as often as necessary with each diaper change especially at bedtime or anytime when exposure to wet diapers may be prolonged.

    For skin irritation:

    Apply this product liberally as often as necessary.

  • How should I store A and D Original Ointment?

    Store at room temperature.